Since some of our members have worked on this fine Lockheed product, I thought folks would appreciate this link. NBC’s Nightly News broadcast on Sunday 22 May featured a report from the deck of a P-3 Orion being used in the search for EgyptAir flight… Read More
The newspaper clipping covers most of the information. Our section gave a generous donation this year to support Fannin County High School robotics. Fannin county is in north Georgia at the border with Tennessee. It is an area that does not have easy access to… Read More
We ended the section year with a fantastic dinner meeting. Our guest was Michelle Evans, author of The X-15 Rocket Plane: Flying the First Wings into Space. Ms. Evans showed lots of historic pictures of the people, equipment, and places that led to hypersonic… Read More
On Thursday 12 May and Friday 13 May, Russell Elementary School in Smyrna will conduct their 18th simulated space mission. If you look at the calendar on their website, you’ll notice STS-18 on the list. More information, including a picture of the crew, ground team,… Read More
Our local Atlanta Journal-Constitution is reporting about a partnership between UPS and Zipline to deliver blood and vaccines in Rwanda by using drones. There are many useful things that can be done with an unmanned aerial system. Saving lives is a great place to start.
An article in the Brunswick News talks about the National Park Service, Cumberland Island National Seashore, and the Camden County Spaceport. If you have ever toured Kennedy Space Center, then you know protected wildlife is an issue in Florida as well. Eagles nest nearby and… Read More
Some of you may remember that Generation Orbit is an Atlanta-based company. They have signed a contract with NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center. Congratulations to them!
In the current 24-hour news cycle you may have heard about Governor Deal vetoing the campus carry law. Or you heard about Senator Ted Cruz suspending his bid for the Republican nomination. Or maybe you heard the sad news that a Navy SEAL was killed… Read More
For those of you following the efforts to create a spaceport in Georgia, this link to Space Daily will take you to a story about Spaceport Camden and NASA’s SPACE RACE competition. Innovation at work on multiple levels!